cardinal flower

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Related to cardinal flowers: Lobelia cardinalis
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Synonyms for cardinal flower

North American lobelia having brilliant red flowers

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Farr reveals that in Dickinson's poems and letters, Susan (with whom Emily corresponded for forty years) is assigned characteristics of Shakespeare's Cleopatra and that the poet frequently presents her in the company of cardinal flowers and the "Crown Imperial.
It's not far from PEEC to the Delaware River, and the center's naturalist, Pat Scheuer, took us on a three-hour Kittatinny Canoes float from Milford to Dingmans Ferry, during which we encountered blue herons, cormorants, kingfishers and merganser ducks, not to mention bright red cardinal flowers.